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Optimize Your Running with Integrated Periodization: Dr. James Hoffmann

An annual, comprehensive training plan that includes cross training, recovery time, nutrition, and running with a few big race goals, is all part of the term periodization. When done properly, periodization allows for creating... 

Why You Don’t Need to Train Faster to Run Faster

Sensational headline, I know. It likely belongs on the cover of a magazine being sold at the checkout line at a grocery store, but bear with me because it’s actually quite true. You see, one of the most difficult concepts to... 

Start With Your Big Toe and Get Those Feet Involved for Better Running: Jay Dicharry

If You Want To Compete, Show Up Ready: Jay Dicharry How much credit do you give to your feet for making you a better runner?  If you are like most of us, those feet get put into shoes and then you just hope they’ll do their... 

How Running in the Cold Impacts Race Performance

Winter is already upon us, and many runners are looking ahead to their final races of the year before some down time. There are still a number of Turkey Trots for Thanksgiving, Christmas Day runs, and New Year’s Day races with... 

How to Adjust Running Workouts for Older Runners

Last week I wrote an article on how to re-think your perception of training theory or workout ideas when you think you’re too slow for them to apply to you. Continuing on that theme of common questions we get about overall... 

Quest for Gold: Stephanie Bruce Looking Strong for US Marathon Team in Tokyo 2020

Quest for Gold: Stephanie Bruce Stephanie Bruce is one of the most popular American distance runners competing on the circuit. She has used her platform to build up women, inspire others and uplift U.S. distance running as a whole.... 

3 Reasons the Sauna May Be Your Secret Weapon to Improved Performance

When most of us think of the sauna, we imagine sitting in spa and relaxing. It’s not often we connect using a sauna with improving our running performance. However, strategically using the sauna in your gym may actually... 

Zombies Halloween and Running The Lost Coast: Camille Picott

Camille Picott: Undead Ultra II It’s almost Halloween and that means… Zombies… And what do you do when you come across a horde of zombies? Run! Ultra runner and author Camille Picott has written another suspense filled novel... 

How to Apply any Training Theory (even if you think you’re too slow)

Have you ever been reading an article about an innovative new workout or a novel approach to training and suddenly thought to yourself, “eh, this doesn’t apply to me, I’m too slow”? If you’re anything... 

Quest for Gold: Gwen Jorgensen’s Story – A Family Affair

Go, Gwen, Go: A Family’s Journey to Olympic Gold Gwen Jorgensen won gold in the 2016 Rio Olympics, along with many other wins, and she is currently training hard for another medal in the 2020 Olympics, this time in the Marathon. We... 

Are you doing the right workouts? 4 exercises you think are effective but aren’t

Not all training is created equal. Let me rephrase that…While some types of runs, workouts, routines and exercises can be very effective, they may not help you become a better runner or help you improve for your next race. This... 

From 500 Pound Couch Potato to Marathoner and Ironman: Marcus Cook

Marcus Cook – from big to little, from couch potato to marathoner Many of us started running as a way to lose weight and / or gain fitness. But, how does a 489 pound man change his life enough, to lose almost 230 pounds,... 

Should Your Training Plan Include Speed Work If You’re Not Training For a Race?

One thing that keeps me excited about coaching after all these years is that every runner I work with has different goals. Some are training for their first race, others are qualifying for Boston, and many are using running as... 

Badwater 135 and Badass Course Records with Michelle Barton

The World’s Toughest Races Racing is tough. We push ourselves physically and mentally to go faster, further, or faster AND further than we have before. But Ultra Trail Racing is in a whole other category, with courses that stretch... 

What to Eat Before a Run

What should I eat before I run? It’s an age-old question faced by many runners both new to the sport and those who have been training seriously and are looking to fine tune their training diet. While you won’t find... 

Teriyaki Stir Fry

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Optimize Your Running with Integrated Periodization: Dr. James Hoffmann

An annual, comprehensive training plan that includes cross training, recovery time, nutrition, and running with a few big race goals, is all part of the term periodization. When done properly, periodization allows for creating... 

Why You Don’t Need to Train Faster to Run Faster

Sensational headline, I know. It likely belongs on the cover of a magazine being sold at the checkout line at a grocery store, but bear with me because it’s actually quite true. You see, one of the most difficult concepts to... 

Start With Your Big Toe and Get Those Feet Involved for Better Running: Jay Dicharry

If You Want To Compete, Show Up Ready: Jay Dicharry How much credit do you give to your feet for making you a better runner?  If you are like most of us, those feet get put into shoes and then you just hope they’ll do their... 

How Running in the Cold Impacts Race Performance

Winter is already upon us, and many runners are looking ahead to their final races of the year before some down time. There are still a number of Turkey Trots for Thanksgiving, Christmas Day runs, and New Year’s Day races with... 

How to Adjust Running Workouts for Older Runners

Last week I wrote an article on how to re-think your perception of training theory or workout ideas when you think you’re too slow for them to apply to you. Continuing on that theme of common questions we get about overall... 

Quest for Gold: Stephanie Bruce Looking Strong for US Marathon Team in Tokyo 2020

Quest for Gold: Stephanie Bruce Stephanie Bruce is one of the most popular American distance runners competing on the circuit. She has used her platform to build up women, inspire others and uplift U.S. distance running as a whole.... 

3 Reasons the Sauna May Be Your Secret Weapon to Improved Performance

When most of us think of the sauna, we imagine sitting in spa and relaxing. It’s not often we connect using a sauna with improving our running performance. However, strategically using the sauna in your gym may actually... 

Zombies Halloween and Running The Lost Coast: Camille Picott

Camille Picott: Undead Ultra II It’s almost Halloween and that means… Zombies… And what do you do when you come across a horde of zombies? Run! Ultra runner and author Camille Picott has written another suspense filled novel... 

How to Apply any Training Theory (even if you think you’re too slow)

Have you ever been reading an article about an innovative new workout or a novel approach to training and suddenly thought to yourself, “eh, this doesn’t apply to me, I’m too slow”? If you’re anything... 

Quest for Gold: Gwen Jorgensen’s Story – A Family Affair

Go, Gwen, Go: A Family’s Journey to Olympic Gold Gwen Jorgensen won gold in the 2016 Rio Olympics, along with many other wins, and she is currently training hard for another medal in the 2020 Olympics, this time in the Marathon. We... 

Are you doing the right workouts? 4 exercises you think are effective but aren’t

Not all training is created equal. Let me rephrase that…While some types of runs, workouts, routines and exercises can be very effective, they may not help you become a better runner or help you improve for your next race. This... 

From 500 Pound Couch Potato to Marathoner and Ironman: Marcus Cook

Marcus Cook – from big to little, from couch potato to marathoner Many of us started running as a way to lose weight and / or gain fitness. But, how does a 489 pound man change his life enough, to lose almost 230 pounds,... 

Should Your Training Plan Include Speed Work If You’re Not Training For a Race?

One thing that keeps me excited about coaching after all these years is that every runner I work with has different goals. Some are training for their first race, others are qualifying for Boston, and many are using running as... 

Badwater 135 and Badass Course Records with Michelle Barton

The World’s Toughest Races Racing is tough. We push ourselves physically and mentally to go faster, further, or faster AND further than we have before. But Ultra Trail Racing is in a whole other category, with courses that stretch... 

What to Eat Before a Run

What should I eat before I run? It’s an age-old question faced by many runners both new to the sport and those who have been training seriously and are looking to fine tune their training diet. While you won’t find... 

Loaded Kale Salad

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Optimize Your Running with Integrated Periodization: Dr. James Hoffmann

An annual, comprehensive training plan that includes cross training, recovery time, nutrition, and running with a few big race goals, is all part of the term periodization. When done properly, periodization allows for creating... 

Why You Don’t Need to Train Faster to Run Faster

Sensational headline, I know. It likely belongs on the cover of a magazine being sold at the checkout line at a grocery store, but bear with me because it’s actually quite true. You see, one of the most difficult concepts to... 

Start With Your Big Toe and Get Those Feet Involved for Better Running: Jay Dicharry

If You Want To Compete, Show Up Ready: Jay Dicharry How much credit do you give to your feet for making you a better runner?  If you are like most of us, those feet get put into shoes and then you just hope they’ll do their... 

How Running in the Cold Impacts Race Performance

Winter is already upon us, and many runners are looking ahead to their final races of the year before some down time. There are still a number of Turkey Trots for Thanksgiving, Christmas Day runs, and New Year’s Day races with... 

How to Adjust Running Workouts for Older Runners

Last week I wrote an article on how to re-think your perception of training theory or workout ideas when you think you’re too slow for them to apply to you. Continuing on that theme of common questions we get about overall... 

Quest for Gold: Stephanie Bruce Looking Strong for US Marathon Team in Tokyo 2020

Quest for Gold: Stephanie Bruce Stephanie Bruce is one of the most popular American distance runners competing on the circuit. She has used her platform to build up women, inspire others and uplift U.S. distance running as a whole.... 

3 Reasons the Sauna May Be Your Secret Weapon to Improved Performance

When most of us think of the sauna, we imagine sitting in spa and relaxing. It’s not often we connect using a sauna with improving our running performance. However, strategically using the sauna in your gym may actually... 

Zombies Halloween and Running The Lost Coast: Camille Picott

Camille Picott: Undead Ultra II It’s almost Halloween and that means… Zombies… And what do you do when you come across a horde of zombies? Run! Ultra runner and author Camille Picott has written another suspense filled novel... 

How to Apply any Training Theory (even if you think you’re too slow)

Have you ever been reading an article about an innovative new workout or a novel approach to training and suddenly thought to yourself, “eh, this doesn’t apply to me, I’m too slow”? If you’re anything... 

Quest for Gold: Gwen Jorgensen’s Story – A Family Affair

Go, Gwen, Go: A Family’s Journey to Olympic Gold Gwen Jorgensen won gold in the 2016 Rio Olympics, along with many other wins, and she is currently training hard for another medal in the 2020 Olympics, this time in the Marathon. We... 

Are you doing the right workouts? 4 exercises you think are effective but aren’t

Not all training is created equal. Let me rephrase that…While some types of runs, workouts, routines and exercises can be very effective, they may not help you become a better runner or help you improve for your next race. This... 

From 500 Pound Couch Potato to Marathoner and Ironman: Marcus Cook

Marcus Cook – from big to little, from couch potato to marathoner Many of us started running as a way to lose weight and / or gain fitness. But, how does a 489 pound man change his life enough, to lose almost 230 pounds,... 

Should Your Training Plan Include Speed Work If You’re Not Training For a Race?

One thing that keeps me excited about coaching after all these years is that every runner I work with has different goals. Some are training for their first race, others are qualifying for Boston, and many are using running as... 

Badwater 135 and Badass Course Records with Michelle Barton

The World’s Toughest Races Racing is tough. We push ourselves physically and mentally to go faster, further, or faster AND further than we have before. But Ultra Trail Racing is in a whole other category, with courses that stretch... 

What to Eat Before a Run

What should I eat before I run? It’s an age-old question faced by many runners both new to the sport and those who have been training seriously and are looking to fine tune their training diet. While you won’t find... 

Avocado Toast

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Optimize Your Running with Integrated Periodization: Dr. James Hoffmann

An annual, comprehensive training plan that includes cross training, recovery time, nutrition, and running with a few big race goals, is all part of the term periodization. When done properly, periodization allows for creating... 

Why You Don’t Need to Train Faster to Run Faster

Sensational headline, I know. It likely belongs on the cover of a magazine being sold at the checkout line at a grocery store, but bear with me because it’s actually quite true. You see, one of the most difficult concepts to... 

Start With Your Big Toe and Get Those Feet Involved for Better Running: Jay Dicharry

If You Want To Compete, Show Up Ready: Jay Dicharry How much credit do you give to your feet for making you a better runner?  If you are like most of us, those feet get put into shoes and then you just hope they’ll do their... 

How Running in the Cold Impacts Race Performance

Winter is already upon us, and many runners are looking ahead to their final races of the year before some down time. There are still a number of Turkey Trots for Thanksgiving, Christmas Day runs, and New Year’s Day races with... 

How to Adjust Running Workouts for Older Runners

Last week I wrote an article on how to re-think your perception of training theory or workout ideas when you think you’re too slow for them to apply to you. Continuing on that theme of common questions we get about overall... 

Quest for Gold: Stephanie Bruce Looking Strong for US Marathon Team in Tokyo 2020

Quest for Gold: Stephanie Bruce Stephanie Bruce is one of the most popular American distance runners competing on the circuit. She has used her platform to build up women, inspire others and uplift U.S. distance running as a whole.... 

3 Reasons the Sauna May Be Your Secret Weapon to Improved Performance

When most of us think of the sauna, we imagine sitting in spa and relaxing. It’s not often we connect using a sauna with improving our running performance. However, strategically using the sauna in your gym may actually... 

Zombies Halloween and Running The Lost Coast: Camille Picott

Camille Picott: Undead Ultra II It’s almost Halloween and that means… Zombies… And what do you do when you come across a horde of zombies? Run! Ultra runner and author Camille Picott has written another suspense filled novel... 

How to Apply any Training Theory (even if you think you’re too slow)

Have you ever been reading an article about an innovative new workout or a novel approach to training and suddenly thought to yourself, “eh, this doesn’t apply to me, I’m too slow”? If you’re anything... 

Quest for Gold: Gwen Jorgensen’s Story – A Family Affair

Go, Gwen, Go: A Family’s Journey to Olympic Gold Gwen Jorgensen won gold in the 2016 Rio Olympics, along with many other wins, and she is currently training hard for another medal in the 2020 Olympics, this time in the Marathon. We... 

Are you doing the right workouts? 4 exercises you think are effective but aren’t

Not all training is created equal. Let me rephrase that…While some types of runs, workouts, routines and exercises can be very effective, they may not help you become a better runner or help you improve for your next race. This... 

From 500 Pound Couch Potato to Marathoner and Ironman: Marcus Cook

Marcus Cook – from big to little, from couch potato to marathoner Many of us started running as a way to lose weight and / or gain fitness. But, how does a 489 pound man change his life enough, to lose almost 230 pounds,... 

Should Your Training Plan Include Speed Work If You’re Not Training For a Race?

One thing that keeps me excited about coaching after all these years is that every runner I work with has different goals. Some are training for their first race, others are qualifying for Boston, and many are using running as... 

Badwater 135 and Badass Course Records with Michelle Barton

The World’s Toughest Races Racing is tough. We push ourselves physically and mentally to go faster, further, or faster AND further than we have before. But Ultra Trail Racing is in a whole other category, with courses that stretch... 

What to Eat Before a Run

What should I eat before I run? It’s an age-old question faced by many runners both new to the sport and those who have been training seriously and are looking to fine tune their training diet. While you won’t find... 

Chickpea Salad

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Optimize Your Running with Integrated Periodization: Dr. James Hoffmann

An annual, comprehensive training plan that includes cross training, recovery time, nutrition, and running with a few big race goals, is all part of the term periodization. When done properly, periodization allows for creating... 

Why You Don’t Need to Train Faster to Run Faster

Sensational headline, I know. It likely belongs on the cover of a magazine being sold at the checkout line at a grocery store, but bear with me because it’s actually quite true. You see, one of the most difficult concepts to... 

Start With Your Big Toe and Get Those Feet Involved for Better Running: Jay Dicharry

If You Want To Compete, Show Up Ready: Jay Dicharry How much credit do you give to your feet for making you a better runner?  If you are like most of us, those feet get put into shoes and then you just hope they’ll do their... 

How Running in the Cold Impacts Race Performance

Winter is already upon us, and many runners are looking ahead to their final races of the year before some down time. There are still a number of Turkey Trots for Thanksgiving, Christmas Day runs, and New Year’s Day races with... 

How to Adjust Running Workouts for Older Runners

Last week I wrote an article on how to re-think your perception of training theory or workout ideas when you think you’re too slow for them to apply to you. Continuing on that theme of common questions we get about overall... 

Quest for Gold: Stephanie Bruce Looking Strong for US Marathon Team in Tokyo 2020

Quest for Gold: Stephanie Bruce Stephanie Bruce is one of the most popular American distance runners competing on the circuit. She has used her platform to build up women, inspire others and uplift U.S. distance running as a whole.... 

3 Reasons the Sauna May Be Your Secret Weapon to Improved Performance

When most of us think of the sauna, we imagine sitting in spa and relaxing. It’s not often we connect using a sauna with improving our running performance. However, strategically using the sauna in your gym may actually... 

Zombies Halloween and Running The Lost Coast: Camille Picott

Camille Picott: Undead Ultra II It’s almost Halloween and that means… Zombies… And what do you do when you come across a horde of zombies? Run! Ultra runner and author Camille Picott has written another suspense filled novel... 

How to Apply any Training Theory (even if you think you’re too slow)

Have you ever been reading an article about an innovative new workout or a novel approach to training and suddenly thought to yourself, “eh, this doesn’t apply to me, I’m too slow”? If you’re anything... 

Quest for Gold: Gwen Jorgensen’s Story – A Family Affair

Go, Gwen, Go: A Family’s Journey to Olympic Gold Gwen Jorgensen won gold in the 2016 Rio Olympics, along with many other wins, and she is currently training hard for another medal in the 2020 Olympics, this time in the Marathon. We... 

Are you doing the right workouts? 4 exercises you think are effective but aren’t

Not all training is created equal. Let me rephrase that…While some types of runs, workouts, routines and exercises can be very effective, they may not help you become a better runner or help you improve for your next race. This... 

From 500 Pound Couch Potato to Marathoner and Ironman: Marcus Cook

Marcus Cook – from big to little, from couch potato to marathoner Many of us started running as a way to lose weight and / or gain fitness. But, how does a 489 pound man change his life enough, to lose almost 230 pounds,... 

Should Your Training Plan Include Speed Work If You’re Not Training For a Race?

One thing that keeps me excited about coaching after all these years is that every runner I work with has different goals. Some are training for their first race, others are qualifying for Boston, and many are using running as... 

Badwater 135 and Badass Course Records with Michelle Barton

The World’s Toughest Races Racing is tough. We push ourselves physically and mentally to go faster, further, or faster AND further than we have before. But Ultra Trail Racing is in a whole other category, with courses that stretch... 

What to Eat Before a Run

What should I eat before I run? It’s an age-old question faced by many runners both new to the sport and those who have been training seriously and are looking to fine tune their training diet. While you won’t find... 

Easy Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

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Optimize Your Running with Integrated Periodization: Dr. James Hoffmann

An annual, comprehensive training plan that includes cross training, recovery time, nutrition, and running with a few big race goals, is all part of the term periodization. When done properly, periodization allows for creating... 

Why You Don’t Need to Train Faster to Run Faster

Sensational headline, I know. It likely belongs on the cover of a magazine being sold at the checkout line at a grocery store, but bear with me because it’s actually quite true. You see, one of the most difficult concepts to... 

Start With Your Big Toe and Get Those Feet Involved for Better Running: Jay Dicharry

If You Want To Compete, Show Up Ready: Jay Dicharry How much credit do you give to your feet for making you a better runner?  If you are like most of us, those feet get put into shoes and then you just hope they’ll do their... 

How Running in the Cold Impacts Race Performance

Winter is already upon us, and many runners are looking ahead to their final races of the year before some down time. There are still a number of Turkey Trots for Thanksgiving, Christmas Day runs, and New Year’s Day races with... 

How to Adjust Running Workouts for Older Runners

Last week I wrote an article on how to re-think your perception of training theory or workout ideas when you think you’re too slow for them to apply to you. Continuing on that theme of common questions we get about overall... 

Quest for Gold: Stephanie Bruce Looking Strong for US Marathon Team in Tokyo 2020

Quest for Gold: Stephanie Bruce Stephanie Bruce is one of the most popular American distance runners competing on the circuit. She has used her platform to build up women, inspire others and uplift U.S. distance running as a whole.... 

3 Reasons the Sauna May Be Your Secret Weapon to Improved Performance

When most of us think of the sauna, we imagine sitting in spa and relaxing. It’s not often we connect using a sauna with improving our running performance. However, strategically using the sauna in your gym may actually... 

Zombies Halloween and Running The Lost Coast: Camille Picott

Camille Picott: Undead Ultra II It’s almost Halloween and that means… Zombies… And what do you do when you come across a horde of zombies? Run! Ultra runner and author Camille Picott has written another suspense filled novel... 

How to Apply any Training Theory (even if you think you’re too slow)

Have you ever been reading an article about an innovative new workout or a novel approach to training and suddenly thought to yourself, “eh, this doesn’t apply to me, I’m too slow”? If you’re anything... 

Quest for Gold: Gwen Jorgensen’s Story – A Family Affair

Go, Gwen, Go: A Family’s Journey to Olympic Gold Gwen Jorgensen won gold in the 2016 Rio Olympics, along with many other wins, and she is currently training hard for another medal in the 2020 Olympics, this time in the Marathon. We... 

Are you doing the right workouts? 4 exercises you think are effective but aren’t

Not all training is created equal. Let me rephrase that…While some types of runs, workouts, routines and exercises can be very effective, they may not help you become a better runner or help you improve for your next race. This... 

From 500 Pound Couch Potato to Marathoner and Ironman: Marcus Cook

Marcus Cook – from big to little, from couch potato to marathoner Many of us started running as a way to lose weight and / or gain fitness. But, how does a 489 pound man change his life enough, to lose almost 230 pounds,... 

Should Your Training Plan Include Speed Work If You’re Not Training For a Race?

One thing that keeps me excited about coaching after all these years is that every runner I work with has different goals. Some are training for their first race, others are qualifying for Boston, and many are using running as... 

Badwater 135 and Badass Course Records with Michelle Barton

The World’s Toughest Races Racing is tough. We push ourselves physically and mentally to go faster, further, or faster AND further than we have before. But Ultra Trail Racing is in a whole other category, with courses that stretch... 

What to Eat Before a Run

What should I eat before I run? It’s an age-old question faced by many runners both new to the sport and those who have been training seriously and are looking to fine tune their training diet. While you won’t find... 

Walnut Artichoke Pesto Salad

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Optimize Your Running with Integrated Periodization: Dr. James Hoffmann

An annual, comprehensive training plan that includes cross training, recovery time, nutrition, and running with a few big race goals, is all part of the term periodization. When done properly, periodization allows for creating... 

Why You Don’t Need to Train Faster to Run Faster

Sensational headline, I know. It likely belongs on the cover of a magazine being sold at the checkout line at a grocery store, but bear with me because it’s actually quite true. You see, one of the most difficult concepts to... 

Start With Your Big Toe and Get Those Feet Involved for Better Running: Jay Dicharry

If You Want To Compete, Show Up Ready: Jay Dicharry How much credit do you give to your feet for making you a better runner?  If you are like most of us, those feet get put into shoes and then you just hope they’ll do their... 

How Running in the Cold Impacts Race Performance

Winter is already upon us, and many runners are looking ahead to their final races of the year before some down time. There are still a number of Turkey Trots for Thanksgiving, Christmas Day runs, and New Year’s Day races with... 

How to Adjust Running Workouts for Older Runners

Last week I wrote an article on how to re-think your perception of training theory or workout ideas when you think you’re too slow for them to apply to you. Continuing on that theme of common questions we get about overall... 

Quest for Gold: Stephanie Bruce Looking Strong for US Marathon Team in Tokyo 2020

Quest for Gold: Stephanie Bruce Stephanie Bruce is one of the most popular American distance runners competing on the circuit. She has used her platform to build up women, inspire others and uplift U.S. distance running as a whole.... 

3 Reasons the Sauna May Be Your Secret Weapon to Improved Performance

When most of us think of the sauna, we imagine sitting in spa and relaxing. It’s not often we connect using a sauna with improving our running performance. However, strategically using the sauna in your gym may actually... 

Zombies Halloween and Running The Lost Coast: Camille Picott

Camille Picott: Undead Ultra II It’s almost Halloween and that means… Zombies… And what do you do when you come across a horde of zombies? Run! Ultra runner and author Camille Picott has written another suspense filled novel... 

How to Apply any Training Theory (even if you think you’re too slow)

Have you ever been reading an article about an innovative new workout or a novel approach to training and suddenly thought to yourself, “eh, this doesn’t apply to me, I’m too slow”? If you’re anything... 

Quest for Gold: Gwen Jorgensen’s Story – A Family Affair

Go, Gwen, Go: A Family’s Journey to Olympic Gold Gwen Jorgensen won gold in the 2016 Rio Olympics, along with many other wins, and she is currently training hard for another medal in the 2020 Olympics, this time in the Marathon. We... 

Are you doing the right workouts? 4 exercises you think are effective but aren’t

Not all training is created equal. Let me rephrase that…While some types of runs, workouts, routines and exercises can be very effective, they may not help you become a better runner or help you improve for your next race. This... 

From 500 Pound Couch Potato to Marathoner and Ironman: Marcus Cook

Marcus Cook – from big to little, from couch potato to marathoner Many of us started running as a way to lose weight and / or gain fitness. But, how does a 489 pound man change his life enough, to lose almost 230 pounds,... 

Should Your Training Plan Include Speed Work If You’re Not Training For a Race?

One thing that keeps me excited about coaching after all these years is that every runner I work with has different goals. Some are training for their first race, others are qualifying for Boston, and many are using running as... 

Badwater 135 and Badass Course Records with Michelle Barton

The World’s Toughest Races Racing is tough. We push ourselves physically and mentally to go faster, further, or faster AND further than we have before. But Ultra Trail Racing is in a whole other category, with courses that stretch... 

What to Eat Before a Run

What should I eat before I run? It’s an age-old question faced by many runners both new to the sport and those who have been training seriously and are looking to fine tune their training diet. While you won’t find...